Production Supervisor- 3rd Shift3001 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114Red Lion Road-PA002
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):
Achieve Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost objectives for assigned areas.
Ensure compliance with all OSHA and CGMP requirements.
Effectively communicate with Inspectors, Line Leaders and shop floor personnel to guide, mentor, coach and develop teams to achieve business goals.
Hold employees accountable for safety, quality, throughput, and cost performance -- coordinate recognition, training, discipline, termination and hiring process.
Use progressive discipline to ensure compliance with company policy and collective bargaining agreement.
Effectively manage union relations and grievance handling.
Establish and utilize metrics to drive improvement activity and ensure that decisions are based on facts and measurement trends.
Assign trained and qualified Inspectors, Line Leaders, and shop floor personnel to assigned rooms.
Coordinate with Mechanical staff to ensure efficient room operations.
Ensure timely machine set-ups, validations and materials delivery -- expedite items as needed.
Review Shop Floor Packets for special job requirements, all required information / attachments and deliver packets to appropriate Production Inspectors / Line Leaders.
Resolve discrepancies / issues with the Shop Floor Packet in a timely manner.
Investigate and resolve production related batch record issues / discrepancies (e.g., reconciliation); initiate cGMP investigations as needed.
Ensures room environmental parameters are properly defined in I.O. Tech system.
Ensures daily production data -- safety, quality, throughput, changeover and downtime data is collected and accurate.
Use visual tools to communicate performance and action required.
Learn and apply best practices related to visual management, set-up reduction, and lean methods to eliminate waste
Initiate improvement projects and coordinate shop team to improve performance, remove roadblocks as needed.
Involve shop floor personnel in decisions and develop self-sustaining processes to manage day-to-day activity.
Works with IT to resolve issues as they pertain to JDE, touch screen and label generation programs
EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT:
2+ years of prior supervisory experience
BS degree or equivalent work experience in a production environment
Must be dependable and show initiative to improve safety, quality, and throughput and cost performance.
Must be willing to work overtime and flexible in regards to working on all 3 shifts
Must demonstrate strong leadership qualities and be able to motivate others.
Able to balance multiple issues simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
Needs good problem solving skills, should be detail oriented and well organized.
Must possess good analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must demonstrate effective listening, coaching and interpersonal communications skills.
Familiar with or willing to learn and implement best practices in lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, TQM, etc.... in order to eliminate waste.
Must be computer literate with past experience using MS Office, Lotus Notes, spreadsheets and ERP systems
Walking, standing, sitting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be physically capable to perform the above duties with or without reasonable accommodations which may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Packaging plant, manufacturing, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.